putting the ‘active’ in activism

Before this week’s topic of “social media activism” was brought up in class on Monday, I had never sat down and actively considered it. Sure, I have seen (and used) frames that support different causes on Facebook profile pictures, noticed online petitions floating around, and even donated to a few causes here and there, but […]

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The Struggle… continues

This week saw a real battle between life and my level of commitment with this class. I like a good battle, just ask my opponents in any sport, my kids, or my wife. This is not the kind of clash that appeals to me though. Again, I had difficulty finding the balance between IRL Bart and and learning about responsible, relevant, and respectful use to technology in the education arena. Now that we are a month into class, it is…

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